Many people in our community have pets that they love and want to ensure their furry friends are eating healthy food. Let's see where the big pet food companies are located...
Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium (Petcare US: Franklin, Tennessee, USA)
2010 Global annual sales: $14.7 billion
Top brands: Cesar, Greenies, Nutro, Pedigree, Royal Canin, Sheba, Whiskas, KiteKat, Chappi, Catsan
2. Nestlé Headquarters: Vevey, Switzerland (Purina PetCare: St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
2010 Global retail sales: $14.1 billion
Top Brands: Kit & Kaboodle, Cat Chow, Kitten Chow, Dog Chow, Puppy Chow, Deli-Cat, Frosty Paws, Purina One, Purina Veterinary Diets, Pro Plan, Chef Michael's, Fancy Feast, Whisker Lickin's, TBonz, Busy, Beggin', Mighty Dog, Alpo, Moist & Meaty, Fit & Trim, Beneful, Friskies
3. Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Headquarters: New York, New York, USA (Hill's Pet Nutrition: Topeka, Kansas)
2010 global retail sales: $3.4 billion
Top brands: Hill's Science Diet, Hill's Prescription Diet, Hill's Science Plan
4. Procter & Gamble Co.
Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (P&G Pet Care: Dayton, Ohio, USA)
2010 global retail sales: $3.3 billion
Top brands: Eukanuba, Iams
5. Del Monte Foods Co.
Headquarters: San Francisco, California, USA
2010 global retail sales: US$2 billion
Top brands: Meow Mix, Kibbles n' Bits, Milk-Bone, Snausages, Nature's Recipe (Cat and Dog), Wholesome Goodness, 9Lives, Daily Essentials, Wholesome Medley, Pup-Peroni, Farmstand Select